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What the cool parents are reading today:

baby has his first happy meal

1. Hey remember when you had to transition your kid from a crib to a big-kid bed? Ulgh, that’s fun right?

2. One woman contrasts the story of her birth, with a drugged up mom who was given a shot of estrogen so she wouldn’t lactate, versus her own crunchier motherhood full of birthing tubs and breastfeeding. (This is another take on the Elisabeth Badinter philosophy)

3. McDonalds is now putting yogurt in their Happy Meals and have slashed fries down to a mini 100 calorie size. Do these changes make you more inclined to take your kids to McDonalds?

4. How do you help your kid reach a healthy body weight without making them self-conscious about it?

5. Speaking of healthy eating habits, sometimes you just got to make your kid eat all their vegetables, no matter how unimpressed they are:

Friday: Dads get postpartum depression too, how not to lose your baby weight and singing Bohemian Rhapsody on your morning commute.

Photo by awmolloy via Flickr

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